Category Archives: humour

Honestly Ben by Bill Konigsberg (2017)

Rating: 4 stars The story takes off AFTER Openly Straight, so if you’ve not yet picked that book up, you should before starting this one, and in fact, if you plan on reading it at all, quit reading this blog … Continue reading

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The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Abertalli (2017)

Rating: 4.5 Stars Short Summary: When Molly’s twin Cassie gets a new girlfriend, the dynamic between them significantly changes while Molly comes to terms with her own body image and making sense of her own crushes. What I liked: Abertalli … Continue reading

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What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe (2014)

Rating: 4 Stars. Short Summary: Humourous non-fiction science speculative book that seeks to explain the highly unlikely – yet questions that certainly plague our thoughts written by former NASA scientist and author of XKCD web comic. What I liked: Not … Continue reading

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The Romantics by Leah Konen (2016)

Rating: 3.5 Stars. Short Summary: Love tells the story of trying to restore a romantic teenager’s belief of love. The fact that Love is the narrator gave the book a bit of a lighter, sweeter feel, and it’s nice to … Continue reading

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Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland (2016)

Rating: 3.6 Stars Short summary: A cute fly through that’ll give you a window on what it really means to be the rebound guy. I really liked Henry as a character. I thought he was sweet, and the kind of … Continue reading

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Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer (2016)

Rating: 1.5 stars Short Summary: Darkly ‘humorous’ tale of a mouthy teen in small town that faces the realities of her spontaneously combusting classmates, one by one. I had a really difficult time with this one. For me, I adore dark … Continue reading

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Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded by Hannah Hart (2016)

Rating: 4 Stars. Years ago, I found Hannah Hart as she was just beginning her youtube career on My Drunk Kitchen. The first episode I ever watched was her freshly launched Hallowe’en Candy episode where she proceeded to rate various … Continue reading

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